Systematic Review of Architectural Innovations in Nigerian Social Housing Towards Advancing SDG-11



This paper presents a systematic review of architectural innovations in Nigerian social housing towards advancing Sustainable Development Goal 11 (SDG-11), which aims to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable. The article uses the PRISMA framework to select and analyse forty-nine relevant articles from various databases from 2008 to 2022. The paper examines the trends and challenges of Nigerian architecture in practice, the transition from traditional to modern urban housing forms, the cultural and environmental implications of different housing typologies, and the potential solutions for improving the quality and affordability of social housing in Nigeria. The paper employs descriptive statistics, thematic analysis, and meta-analysis to present the table results. The paper discusses the findings of the SDG-11 indicators and targets and provides recommendations and conclusions for future research and practice.

Keywords: Nigerian architecture, social housing, SDG-11, systematic review, architectural innovations.

DOI: 10.7176/ADS/108-02

Publication date:October 31st 2023

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